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Taito’s JAEPO 2023 Line-Up Includes Mixed Reality, New Rhythm Game

Taito’s JAEPO 2023 Line-Up Includes Mixed Reality, New Rhythm Game

arcadehero January 21, 2023 0

If you follow arcades to any degree then you know who Taito is – even if you don’t then you should at least know Space Invaders or Arkanoid (if it’s still a no, then

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Ice Cold Beer Remake Set To Release In February

Ice Cold Beer Remake Set To Release In February

arcadehero January 18, 2023 2

Since the officially licensed remake of Taito’s Ice Cold Beer was announced, many collectors and operators of classic games have been awaiting word on its release. That release is now upon us as the

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QB Throwdown By Bay Tek Spotted On Test

QB Throwdown By Bay Tek Spotted On Test

arcadehero January 17, 2023 0

[Thanks Mr. M for sending in these pics; Please note that this is about a game that is on location test. It might not be released or it might change significantly from what is

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Checking Out EAG 2023 – From Afar

Checking Out EAG 2023 – From Afar

arcadehero January 12, 2023 0

I first discovered Arcade Heroes back in January 2007 when the then UK-based crew attended what was called ATEI. I was amazed to learn that there was anyone covering the arcade industry, then I

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EAG 2023 – Amusement Shines In London

EAG 2023 – Amusement Shines In London

arcadehero January 11, 2023 0

In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes – industry specialist Kevin Williams reports from the first international amusement trade show of the New Year, visiting London’s EAG 2023 and reporting back

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Stern Pinball Unveils James Bond 007 60th Anniversary Limited Edition

Stern Pinball Unveils James Bond 007 60th Anniversary Limited Edition

arcadehero January 3, 2023 0

Our first story for 2023 involves Bond…James Bond. Particularly the teased 60th Anniversary Edition of Stern Pinball’s 007 game. The base game based upon Sean Connery’s rendition of the world’s most famous fictious spy

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2022 Arcade Year-In-Review

2022 Arcade Year-In-Review

arcadehero December 31, 2022 0

Welcome to the annual Arcade Heroes Year-in-Review, where I take us back down the memory lane of the past 12 months, and review how things have gone in the industry, at least from my

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Astro Crow Games Launches Throwback! Jai-Alai Heroes

Astro Crow Games Launches Throwback! Jai-Alai Heroes

arcadehero December 30, 2022 0

H/T to Joe at Indie Arcade Wave for this news. One issue with IAAPA is that there is so much going on that one can easily miss something as important as a new arcade

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Previewing the Arcade Anniversaries of 2023

Previewing the Arcade Anniversaries of 2023

arcadehero December 26, 2022 1

Each year marks some kind of anniversary, although we tend to only pay attention to those ending in a 0 or a 5. This year saw Atari celebrating 50 years, and where I got

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2022 Home Arcade Ports – Arcade Games For Old Consoles

2022 Home Arcade Ports – Arcade Games For Old Consoles

arcadehero December 20, 2022 2

Back in my day, when all phones were connected to a wall and the only way to skip commercials was record an over-the-air broadcast, then fast forward through them all, our game systems were

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Location Watch December 2022: New Arcades Open Around The World

Location Watch December 2022: New Arcades Open Around The World

arcadehero December 17, 2022 0

Welcome to Location Watch, a curated look at brand new arcade locations that have recently opened their doors, all over the world. I’m a little bit behind on this news thanks to IAAPA, which

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Big Newsbytes: IAAPA22 Updates; The Last Ridge Racer; Michael Jackson/Sega Discovery; Headlines & More

Big Newsbytes: IAAPA22 Updates; The Last Ridge Racer; Michael Jackson/Sega Discovery; Headlines & More

arcadehero December 10, 2022 2

Welcome to Newsbytes, a curated collection of news from around the world of arcade & pinball. This post has been on the backburner since the weekend before IAAPA started but there has been so

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